Alexander Malofeev came to international prominence in 2014, when he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians at age 13. Since this triumph, he has quickly established himself as one of the most prominent pianists of his generation. He makes his debut at the San Francisco Symphony with this recital.
Recent appearances include a tour of Asia with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, as well as performances with the Orchestra del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and the RAI National Symphony Orchestra. In 2022 Mr. Malofeev made debuts at the Verbier Festival, Ravinia Festival, Aspen Music Festival, and the Tanglewood Music Festival (with Michael Tilson Thomas). Recent and upcoming appearances include his return to the Bournemouth Symphony in a multi-concert residency and performances at the Amsterdam Concergebouw and Munich Isarphilharmonie.
In addition to the Tchaikovsky Competition, Mr. Malofeev has won numerous prizes, including the Grand Prix of the International Competition for Young Pianists Grand Piano Competition and second prize at the first China International Music Competition. In 2017 he became the first Young Yamaha Artist. In 2020 Mr. Malofeev recorded Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto with the Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra and Alexander Sladkovsky for Sony Classical’s Tchaikovsky 2020 box set.
Mr. Malofeev was born in Moscow in 2001. He studied at the Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music and Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory.